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MDToolbox-Direct: Direct Messaging Module

Your Clinical Messaging Network Connection


MDToolbox-Direct is an HIE Direct Secure Messaging module that was designed to allow providers to send secure encrypted messages to other providers and facilties in Transfer of Care and other health care settings. The product is design for Ambulatory offices and clinics needing a secure way to transfer health care data.




Exchange Secure Direct Messages

Send and receive electronic clinical messages between health care facilities, providers and organizations.


Access Provider Directory

Use the Surescripts Provider and Organization Directory Lookup to easily access community partners.


Send and Receive Files

Send and receive attachments including CDA/CCD Documents, X-Rays, and other health files.


Streamline Data Exchange

Much Quicker than Faxing, More Secure than standard email.



DIRECT Messaging is more secure than standard e-mail, faxing and other traditional ways of exchanging health information.

Through Direct Messaging providers and facilities can exchange messages (both with and without chart data attachments) that is encrypted and secure. The encryption is accomplished with certificates that are exchanged by the Direct messaging servers. This makes it so only the intended receiver can decrypt and read the message. By signing up for MDToolbox-Direct, we connect you to the largest Direct Clinical Messaging Network in the U.S.

Providers can exchange data with:

  • Providers & Hospitals in the Surescripts Network
  • Providers & Hospitals participating in other Direct Trusted Agent Accreditation Programs (DTAAPs)
  • Health Information Exchanges (HIEs) & Health Information Service Providers (HISPs)
  • Retail Clinics
  • Pharmacies


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